Meaning of flambé

flam•bé

Pronunciation: (fläm-bā' Fr. flän-bā'), [key]
— adj., v., -béed, -bé•ing.
—adj.
  1. (of food) served in flaming liquor, esp. brandy: steak flambé.
    1. (of a glaze) dense and streaked with contrasting colors, usually red and blue.
    2. (of a ceramic object) covered with a flambé glaze.
—v.t.
  1. to pour liquor over and ignite.
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